Women Football: Anitah Namata Among The Ins As Uganda Martyrs Ladies Squad Takes Shape

Though the dates of women football resumption in Uganda are yet to announced, clubs continue their preparations.

These clubs are still hopeful that the FUFA Women Super League will return this season especially after the Federation President Moses Magogo brought to light during a media visit on Sunday, February 07.

“Even if it requires the Women Senior League to be played like Masaza Cup, we shall do it. So I encourage all teams in the to start preparing early.” Magogo was quoted as saying on NBS TV.

With such hope, some clubs have continued with preparation in terms of player recruitment.

Uganda Martyrs Ladies club are one of the sides that have been active in the transfer window.

They have welcomed back Anitah Namata who they have signed from Kawempw Muslim Ladies team..

This will be the third time Namata is joining Uganda Martyrs and she hopes to score many goals for the side.

“Am very honoured to have joined Martyrs once again, it is my home so i can’t wait to start playing for them again. Namata said.

“Am ready to serve and score as many goals as I can to make sure that the team lifts the trophy next season.”

Namata was among the key pillars in the Kawempe team where she managed to score more several goals last season before the league was nullified due to covid-19.

She was also a key figure in the team that won the FUFA Elite League trophy in 2018.

Before the league was stopped, Uganda Martyrs was in second position and hoping to win it.

Namata was the MVP of the Airtel Raising stars in 2016 and the top scorer in the 2017 edition in Lira.

The other new additions that will be joining her at the club Shamusa Najjuma and Mercy Akampulira who have been promoted to the senior club team.



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